How can you use the native alert, prompt and confirm dialogs to communicate with website users? And how can you create a customized experience to message & collect user input?
Why Software Sucks should be on every developer's book shelf. If you are looking for a resource on software quality, this is a great place to start. If you are developer and don't put the user first or maybe you think you do, this book is for your.
What exactly is Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) and should you change your site to use AMP? I look at what is good and bad about AMP and hopefully point you to a more sustainable way to improve your site and SEO.
CSS background gradients can be used to create horizontal, vertical and rotated stripes that can be animated. In this tutorial you will learn how to use the linear-gradient and repeating-linear-gradient functions
The HTML Textarea element allows users to enter multiline values to online forms. Learn how the textarea element works so you can create a good experience to ensure you properly collect data.
Have you recently upgraded to HTTPS? If so you may parts of your site may have broken and Chrome is giving your an unauthenticated sources error. This is what is happening and how you can fix your problems
Google deprecated it's Single Page App crawling policy in late 2015. This was known as the AJAX crawling policy. This was an early sign SPAs were dying and on their way to being replaced by Progressive Web Apps.
Progressive Web Applications promise more customer engagement without needing a mobile app. 'beforeinstallprompt' triggers the prompt experience, here's how
That little three-lined icon has secured a place in modern, mobile interfaces. But is it the best choice? I mean Facebook uses it so shouldn't you?
Page speed and loading times are important to engaging visitors. Sadly it takes over 15 seconds for the average page to load. But most web performance optimization is simple, but overlooked by the average developer.
Who's Best Prepared Their Website For the Super Bowl 52 Traffic Rush? We analyzed the different advertiser sites for performance and scaling issues. What did we find and how can you avoid wasting money like these advertisers did?
Want to know why people don't return to your web site or leave quickly? Its because your pages run them off! Here are 7 common reasons you cause visitors to leave and never return.
Mobile now accounts for the largest traffic share, which has put pressure on companies to offer rich user experiences across devices. A good user experience is
What browsers support service workers and when will the rest ship support? Is it safe to use service workers? You can now rely on service workers in your progressive web app! ALl major browsers support service workers.
Triggering the add to home screen prompt is dependent on different technical requirements being met. One of those is referencing a minimum set of icons in the web manifest file.
If you have a broken service worker or need to have a contingency plan rest assured it can be uninstalled. What are the scenarios and actions you can take?
The ability to generate fake or placeholder data, like fake names, emails, addresses and ids, is an important part of software development. Having a reliable source of data to develop the application ensures development is not held up by eliminating dependencies. Fakerjs is a node modules with a rich set of fake data generation methods.
I recently presented to a group of Indian college students about my path to my development career. In doing so I traced my origins back to Atari Pong 🕹️, so I made it a Progressive Web App to share with everyone!
WebHint is an extensible web page testing tool. It can be used to identify poorly configured sites or broken web best practices. You can customize WebHint and extend it with your own rules and configuration plus add it to your continuous build workflow.
The Service worker cache limit ranges by browser and device constraints. Capacity typically starts at 50MB & ranges up to 20GB, with caveats I explore in this article.